The college offers opportunities for students to study Welsh at a variety of levels, from basic, through to GCSE and A level Welsh.
Welsh medium provision at the college is currently increasing – the modules and courses you are able to study bilingually or through the medium of Welsh are increasing every term.
You don’t have to study through the medium of Welsh to benefit from Welsh medium services at the college. Our Welsh Language Officer - Lynwen Harrington is here to support and advise you and provide opportunities for you to:
Want to meet friends by using the language and arrange a variety of activities? Join the Welsh club.
The Welsh club meet to arrange Welsh medium and bilingual activities in the college including Diwrnod Shwmae, St Dwynwen’s Day, St Davids Day, Urdd Eisteddfod, National Eisteddfod and plenty more!
Follow the Welsh events at the college on Twitter
The college work closely with:
Practice Your Welsh
If you’re learning Welsh as a second language or want to practice your currently language skills, there is an informal coffee morning every fortnight for students. A great opportunity to speak Welsh over coffee.
Mathematics and Science
If you study mathematics or science and have had your education through the medium of Welsh until now – there is an opportunity for you to have sessions to switch between both languages easier.
Welsh Medium Courses
Cymraeg Ail Iaith/ Welsh Second Language
For further course details, please click here.
10 ways we support Welsh speakers and students who have previously studied in Welsh:
Study skills support sessions through the medium of Welsh including workshops, one-to-one, small groups and in class
Welsh medium placements and work experience
Subject specific study skills support before exams e.g. maths and science
Welsh medium enrichment activities
Welsh medium guest speakers
Bilingual glossaries and vocabulary
Welsh medium mock interviews and guidance to write CVs and cover letters
Bilingual staff on reception, student support, in the Learning Zone and to guide you through the UCAS process
Gain your essential or key skills bilingually or in Welsh
Opportunity to participate in Welsh cultural events
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Gain access to another culture of rich literature and history that’s on your doorstep!
Being bilingual in itself is a skill, it will help develop listening, reading, speaking and writing in both languages
School leaving students will have studied Welsh to GCSE level – don’t get left behind!
Being bilingual shows that you are sympathetic to other cultures and traditions – vital if you want to travel or work abroad
Dream of working in the creative industries or public sector? Speaking Welsh is becoming a highly desired skill
For more information:
Contact Lynwen Harrington,Swyddog iaith/Safonau Cymraeg-Welsh Language/standards Officer .
Extension 6331 or look at our bilingual website!
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